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Districts 3, 4 & 6 Town Hall Meeting Set for Monday, July 13th

June 30, 2015 

The City will be hosting a Town Hall meeting for districts 3, 4 and 6 on Monday July 13th, from 7:00pm–8:30pm, which will take place in the Titan Room of the Marina Community Center, located at 15301 Wicks Blvd. The event is being hosted by District 3 Council Member Lee Thomas, District 4 Council Member Benny Lee and Vice-Mayor Jim Prola from District 6. The agenda for the evening will include updates on various projects that are happening throughout the districts, as well as substantial open time for questions or feedback from the public on any topics concerning city government. Staff from all city departments will be in attendance throughout the event in order to provide information or answer questions. For community members who may be unsure of the specific City Council district in which they reside, please visit the Council District Map webpage.

For additional information, please contact Eric Engelbart at or 577-3391.

Free Family Movie Nights at San Leandro Parks

June 25, 2015 

The highly-popular Family Movie Nights program is back for summer 2015, which will showcase family-friendly movies at various parks throughout the City during the months of July and August. These fun events are free and open to the public and will take place according to the following schedule:

  • Maleficent on Wednesday July 8th at Washington Manor Park (14900 Zelma Street)

  • Paddington on Wednesday July 22nd Halcyon Park (1245 147th Avenue)

  • Big Hero 6 on Wednesday August 5th at Chabot Park (1698 Estudillo Avenue)


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San Leandro: Cultivating Art!

May 19, 2015 

The City of San Leandro recently produced this new video celebrating the wave of public art that is currently spreading throughout the city. With an incredible new mural from acclaimed artist Rigo 23, one of the region’s largest murals on the Preferred Freezer building, a fast-growing utility box art program, and an artist community growing at The Gate, San Leandro has taken great strides in promoting arts and culture.

This is just the beginning - please keep an eye on San Leandro Next for news on additional art projects in the near future.

Additional News
Thursday July 2, 2015
9:00 AMUnmask! Teen Event - Geek Squad Academy FULL

The 2015 Geek Squad Academy Camp is officially FULL! Pre-registration is required, as well as additional forms filled out and completed by the student's parent or guardian. At this time there is no waitlist or drop-in opportunties.

Learn Film Production, Digital Photography, Digital Citizenship, and Digital Music at the San Leandro Public Library! Geek Squad Academy will teach you the latest in technology in a fun learning environment!

When: Wednesday, July 1 & Thursday, July 2. 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Where: Main Library

What: A two day camp hosted by Best Buy and the Geek Squad

Who: Teens ages 10-17!

Questions? Call the Children's Desk at 510-577-3960. Online registration required. This program is part of the 2015 Unmask - Teen Summer Events!

10:30 AMPRESCHOOL STORYTIME - Manor Branch Library
Designed for children ages 3-8, our preschool storytimes feature the best in children's books, songs, and arts and crafts activities. This program is for children and a caregiver, to help children get ready for kindergarten, get the reading habit, and to have fun! No registration required, just drop in!
5:00 PMTech Drop In Lab (Main Library)

Do you have a tech device and need help using it?

The Tech Drop In Lab, the Library's free technology help program, is scheduled today, 5 PM to 8 PM on the first floor of the Main Library. It's designed for all ages and offers assistance using cell phones, digital cameras, tablets, laptop computers, other mobile devices, operating systems, and OverDrive, the Library's ebook service.

The library has trained volunteers ready to offer one-on-one assistance. All sessions are drop-in with no reservations necessary. Those seeking assistance are asked to bring in their tech device, power cords, account usernames, account passwords, and user manuals, if available. For more information, please call the Main Library Information Desk at (510) 577-3971.

7:00 PMBoard of Zoning Adjustments Meeting

The July 2, 2015 BZA meeting has be RESCHEDULED to July 9, 2015 as a Special Meeting.

The Board of Zoning Adjustments (BZA) meets the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm in City Council Chambers.

Agendas and minutes can be found at > About the City > Agendas/Meeting Central.

The BZA hears and decides upon:

  • Applications for zoning matters
  • Makes recommendations to the City Council on planned unit developments
  • Considers modification of requirements and restrictions for fences, walls and hedges
  • Makes recommendations to the Planning Commission regarding amendments to the Zoning Code.

For more information contact Elmer Penaranda at (510) 577-3314.

Friday July 3, 2015
All Day EventIndependence Day Holiday (observed)
City Hall and libraries closed.
All Day EventAll Libraries Closed
All Libraries Closed -- Independence Day Holiday

Saturday July 4, 2015
All Day EventAll Libraries Closed
All Libraries Closed -- Independence Day Holiday

Monday July 6, 2015
3:00 PMSummer Reading Buddies for gr. 1-5 (Main Library)

Would you like to practice your reading with a friend? Our volunteer Summer Reading Buddies are here to listen! Kids going itnto grades 1 to 5 can sign up to read aloud for thirty minutes to our team of friendly teen volunteers. Bring your own book or choose one of ours. Dates: Mondays, June 22-August 3 between 3:00pm-5:00pm. Registration for this program opens on Saturday, June 6. Please stop by or call the Main Library Children's desk at 577-3960.

7:00 PMCity Council Meeting

City Council Meetings occur on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month. To view the agenda for tonight's meeting, please click here.

Tuesday July 7, 2015
1:30 PMHistory's Heroes: Storytime for Older Kids (Main Library - registration required)

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. TO JOIN THE WAITING LIST, please call the San Leandro Library at 577-3960.

Designed for kids ages 6 to 10 and their grown-ups, our History’s Heroes interactive storytime combines great books with a hands-on activity, games and crafts! Registration is required. Registration opens on June 6, stop by the Main Library children's desk or call at 577-3960.

Dates & Topics:
Tuesday, June 23: Kid Heroes
Tuesday, July 7: Animal Heroes
Tuesday, July 14: Tall Tale Heroes

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